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2011-06-21 00:00:27

Amni BioScience, SAL announced today the formal signing of a long-term agreement with Clinique Du Levant Société Médicale SAL in Beirut, Lebanon. This agreement will initiate a wide array of therapies involving the use of adult stem cell products as manufactured by Stemedica Cell Technologies under FDA (United States Federal Drug Administration) approval. Beirut, Lebanon (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Amni BioScience, SAL ("AMNI") announced today the formal signing of a...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

BEIRUT, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East Airlines - Air Liban (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, today signed an agreement to join SkyTeam in 2012. MEA will be the alliance's second member from the Middle East, a strategic growth market for SkyTeam. SkyTeam is actively working to strengthen its presence in the Middle East, one of the world's most important and rapidly growing economic regions. The addition of MEA to the alliance network will enable SkyTeam to compete more...

2011-01-19 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM and BEIRUT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East Airlines - Air Liban (MEA), the national carrier of Lebanon, will sign an agreement on Feb. 28 to officially start the process of joining SkyTeam in 2012. Customers will benefit from increased access to and from the Middle East and Western Africa. Welcoming MEA to become a full member is a significant step towards enhancing the global network of the alliance. SkyTeam is actively working to strengthen its presence in the...

2010-12-01 09:19:00

BEIRUT, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - 5 Months After Launch, http://www.amfinancials.com Receives one of the Highest Honors in the Region AM Financials s.a.l. (Al-Mawarid Financial Services) website has been voted as the Best Financial Institution Technical Website in the Middle East by The Banking Web Awards, Member of Pan Arab Web Awards Academy. Launched in July 2010, the new AM Financials website with its innovative and easy-to-use services, rapidly became one of the...

2010-11-08 02:00:00

LONDON, November 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Deal Marks First Standalone Sale of New IBM-Powered Misys System in the Middle East First National Bank SAL, a privately-owned bank based in Beirut, Lebanon, has chosen the new Misys Business Intelligence (MBI) solution to transform its operational data into relevant information on which to make informed business decisions. The bank will use the solution as its Management Information Systems platform going forward. First...

2010-05-12 09:50:00

DUBAI, UAE, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boutique 1.com, the ultimate luxury online store is the only place to carry Elie Saab online. With an extensive range available, customers from all over the world are able to view and purchase the ultimate in show-stopping glamour across Elie Saab RTW, accessories and footwear at the click of a button. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100512/390936 ) From his debut collection in 1997, to the latest AW10, Elie Saab has...

2010-05-11 06:45:00

BEIRUT, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first book of his revelatory new trilogy, Middle East Perspectives: Personal Recollections (published by iUniverse), author Bassil A. Mardelli offers readers an all-encompassing overview of 20 years spent in the Middle East, examined from historical, philosophical and sociological viewpoints. "The events unfolding in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Israel are all connected by a single fine thread which is easily missed," Mardelli writes. "This book ties...

2010-01-13 08:00:00

New Beirut Center for Technical Excellence Will Enable Redknee to Deliver Local Support to Growing Customer Base in Response to Rapid Market Growth in Middle East and Africa TORONTO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Redknee (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical software and solutions for communications service providers, today announced the opening of its new office in Beirut, Lebanon. The new office highlights Redknee's commitment to the region and expands its existing...

2009-08-27 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In Trail of the Octopus, Lester K. Coleman, former agent of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) reveals the truth behind the infamous Lockerbie Pan Am 103 bombing. Published for the first time in the United States, the book relates Coleman's experiences as an Arabic-speaking DIA agent, assisting the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Cyprus, where the DEA had built cozy relationships with heroin dealers to supply its state-side sting...

2009-06-23 11:30:00

BEIRUT and NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program(R) awarded the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) its prestigious Magnet designation on June 23, 2009. The Magnet program recognizes nursing excellence "in the delivery of care to patients, promoting quality health care services in an environment that supports professional nursing practice, and providing a mechanism for the dissemination of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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